Job Vacancy – Backend Engineer

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September 18, 2018 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting a Back-End Engineer for one of our clients in Nairobi; a social e-commerce platform that allows sellers to easily and quickly set up online stores that they can then embed on their social media or website.

             Job Description : Back-End Engineer

We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all serverside logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore
necessary as well.


● Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic

● Building reusable code and libraries for future use

● Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability

● Implementation of security and data protection

●Design and implementation of data storage solutions

●Maintaining our Backend Infrastructure


                              Skills And Qualifications

●User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environment

●Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes

●Good Understanding of SQL

●Strong Programming Skills in Python/Java

●Experience with Postgres,Mysql database

●Data migration, transformation, and scripting

●Outputting data in different formats

●Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform

●Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

●Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

●Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

●Experience with Microsoft Azure will be an added advantage

●A bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or any other related Field



To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3495”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3495 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Thursday, 11 October 2018


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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